Two rounds of severe storms are in the forecast for West Alabama this weekend.

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Severe storms will be possible across the state Friday; these could bring damaging winds and large hail to West Alabama. The National Weather Service in Birmingham's most recent forecast has storms developing at the Mississippi-Alabama state line around 10 a.m.

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Severe storms are possible again on Saturday as storms begin to develop after midnight. ABC 33/40 Chief Meteorologist James Spann believes the greatest threat will be Saturday morning:

The main window for severe storms will come from 4:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Saturday… during that time frame thunderstorms will be capable of producing large hail, strong, potentially damaging winds, and a tornado or two. On the positive side… Saturday afternoon looks rain-free for most of the state with a clearing sky and temperatures in the 70s.

We will continue to monitor the forecast and provide you with updates as this latest round of storms develops.

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